John Bolton puts his singular stamp on Trump’s National Security Council

As national security adviser to President Trump, John Bolton has been the chief translator of Trump’s un­or­tho­dox foreign policy views to the vast U.S. bureaucracy. To his critics, Bolton is the hawkish whisperer in Trump’s… Read More

‘Sustained and ongoing’ disinformation assault targets Dem presidential candidates

A wide-ranging disinformation campaign aimed at Democratic 2020 candidates is already underway on social media, with signs that foreign state actors are driving at least some of the activity. The main targets appear to be… Read More

Trump endorses claim that McCabe was part of ‘coup attempt’

President Donald Trump on Monday seconded the allegation that there had been a coup attempt against him before heading out to play golf at his Florida club on Presidents Day. The president tweeted a quote… Read More

Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies

SAN FRANCISCO — Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers who security experts believe have been energized by President Trump’s withdrawal from the… Read More

Mueller questions Cambridge Analytica director Brittany Kaiser

A director of the controversial data company Cambridge Analytica, who appeared with Arron Banks at the launch of the Leave.EU campaign, has been subpoenaed by the US investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign… Read More

Manafort Keeps Lying On Collusion. Is it to Protect Trump?

A federal judge ruled that Paul Manafort violated his plea agreement by lying repeatedly to federal prosecutors about the Russia investigation. Some of Manafort’s lies go “very much to the heart of what the special… Read More